Movies like The Showdown 2005

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The Showdown (2005)
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The Showdown (2005)
Original name: 거칠마루
Genre: Action
Country: South Korea
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Eight martial arts masters trained in a variety of different fighting styles are summoned to the mountains for a fierce competition.
Plot: martial arts, boxing, fight, kung fu, karate, violence, boxer, muay thai, judo, kickboxing, taekwondo, wrestler, master warrior, duel, martial artist, kung fu master, brawl, hapkido, showdown, fistfight, mixed martial arts, kung fu fighting, judo throw, black belt, karate chop ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, cult film, intense and brutal films with plots about fistfight, violence, martial arts, martial artist, master warrior, brawl and kung fu mostly in Action, Drama and Sport genres. Some movies like The Showdown: Kung Fu Fever (1981), Dragon Lee Vs. The 5 Brothers (1978), The Death Duel (1972), Dragon Bruce Lee, Part II (1981), The Brutal Boxer (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Kung Fu Fever (1981)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Korea, Taiwan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A training manual supposed used by Bruce Lee himself has mysteriously disappeared and is highly sought after by good and evil alike.
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, master warrior, fight, violence, kung fu classic, fistfight, kung fu fighting, duel, brawl, karate, kung fu master ...
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Dragon Lee Vs. The 5 Brothers (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Dragon Lee takes on five warriors who were sent by the emperor to discover who's behind the rebels plotting his downfall.
Plot: martial arts, showdown, heroes, master warrior, fistfight, warrior, kung fu master, mixed martial arts, brutality, duel, kung fu, kung fu classic ...
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The Death Duel (1972)
Genre: Action
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Story: The Death Duel is a Taiwan Martial Arts movie
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, heroes, jeet kune do, kung fu classic, villain, kung fu fighting, kung fu master, violence, karate, brawl, kung fu ...
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90%
Dragon Bruce Lee, Part II (1981)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: While transporting funds for independence movement, Lee Han-saeng is shot in the legs by the Japanese military police. He recovers from his wounds with the help of Jang Geo-chil, an independence fighter, and his daughter, Wan-ah. When the Japanese ...
Plot: showdown, master warrior, heroes, beefcake martial arts, brawl, taekwondo, kung fu, warrior, duel, kung fu classic, martial artist, kung fu master ...
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The Brutal Boxer (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The bloodiest Kung Fu battles ever fought. The subtitle says it all, as there is hardly any story, but all the more raw fighting.
Plot: master warrior, heroes, showdown, combat, brawl, tough guy, karate, mixed martial arts, kung fu, martial arts, asian man, violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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 121
Soul of Chiba (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong, Thailand, Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This mid-1970s martial arts classic stars Sonny Chiba as Mu Yun Tek, a young man trained in the Thai fighting style since childhood to one day avenge his parents' death. When a fellow student kills their teacher, Mu Yun's thirst for ...
Plot: martial arts, heroes, master warrior, jeet kune do, wrestler, showdown, fistfight, good versus evil, monkey, ambush, martial artist, mixed martial arts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Once Upon a Time in China V (1994)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Epic adventure set during a tumultuous time in China, when left without a leader, the cavalry is attacked by the powerful allies and pirate bands. A martial arts master, Wong Fei-Hong and Aunt Yee return to do battle against these evil forces.
Style: suspense, intense, brutal, cult film
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, corruption, violence, kung fu master, folk hero, master warrior, martial artist, mixed martial arts, sword fight, one against many, warrior ...
Time: 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Great Hero (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During World War II, Japanese soldiers invade a small Chinese town. Li immediately takes out four of the soldiers who want to steal some chickens. The story then follows the bumbling Japanese soldiers and their commander until Li shows up again for ...
Plot: gunfight, kung fu master, brawl, martial arts, martial artist, hapkido, karate, fight, violence, two man army, kung fu fighting, kung fu ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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The Himalayan (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The Tseng family is one of the most noble and respected clans in a small village in Tibet. The patriarch of the Tseng family wants to marry off his daughter Ching Lan into the Kao clan. However, the cunning and deceitful eldest brother Kao Chu only ...
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, master warrior, heroes, warrior, violence, tough guy, kung fu fighting, fight, brawl, kung fu classic, kung fu master ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Bruce the Super Hero (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Philippines
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Bruce returns to Manila to investigate the murder of his sister, Susan Chang. On the night of her attack she was helped by an amateur-boxer, Ramon "Rocky" Roblado. Behind Susan's death is the 'Black Dragon Society', who are ...
Plot: karate, martial arts, fistfight, master warrior, heroes, martial artist, kung fu, asian man, action violence, kung fu classic, hapkido, violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Bloodfist V: Human Target (1994)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Don "The Dragon" Wilson struggles to regain his memory, not knowing who to trust, or even which side he's fighting on.
Style: suspense
Plot: chase, combat, jujitsu, master warrior, heroes, brawl, kickboxer, martial artist, gunfight, karate, amnesia, kickboxing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Once Upon a Time in China IV (1993)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Wong Fei Hung must deal with both foreign threats and the nationalist Red Lantern Society in this continuation of the popular kung fu series.
Style: cult film
Plot: kung fu classic, martial artist, kung fu fighting, violence, revenge, kung fu master, katana, battles, heroes, master warrior, fistfight, kung fu ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Young Dragons (1974)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The powerful mobster Leung, who is protected by the dangerous and wicked Huan Fai, sells two hundred Japanese weapons and ammunition to a Chinese gang. He uses the smuggler Luy Fu to bring the weapons but the smalltime thief Kim and his gang heist ...
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, wing chun, asian, kung fu fighting, asian man, kung fu classic, martial artist, dead girl, jeet kune do, kung fu master, taekwondo ...
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Bloodfist IV: Die Trying (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When Danny unknowingly repossesses the car of a powerful arms merchant, it sets off a chain of violent retaliation. After his friends are killed and his daughter is kidnapped, Danny takes matters into his own hands. It does not matter that the CIA ...
Plot: violence, justice, heroes, irony of fate, master warrior, kickboxing, rescue, kung fu, martial arts, fight, one against many, brawl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Hero Tattooed with Nine Dragons (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: He's just a hotheaded, rude and violent young man who loves punching people. His family are killed in a revenge attack and he seeks revenge.
Plot: jeet kune do, martial arts, martial artist, fight, tattoo, fistfight, karate, kung fu classic, kung fu, kung fu master, kung fu fighting, violence ...
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64%
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Conspiracy (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: To gain control of a gold mine, the owner Ho Kwai-Shan is poisoned by the Lee family. His daughter Yu-Ling is staying with her uncle at his martial arts school and was due to return home. Just before she leaves, the masters son, Sha Yu-Lung, returns ...
Plot: jujitsu, jeet kune do, hapkido, kung fu, karate, kung fu master, martial artist, fight, kung fu fighting, violence, kung fu classic, martial arts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Bloodfist VIII: Trained to Kill (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A former CIA agent lives a suburban life as a high school teacher with his teen son. When the agent is attacked by former allies because of knowledge he possesses and his son is kidnapped, he is forced back into the business and his son suddenly ...
Style: psychotronic, suspense, cult film
Plot: cia, teacher, spy, chase, father son relationship, betrayal, showdown, secret agents, heroes, master warrior, retirement, martial arts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Trained To Kill (1989)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: From the fields of Cambodia to the mean streets of L.A., there's no escaping death and it's blinding revenge.
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Fist of Fury 3 (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After avenging the death of his brother, Chen Shen (Bruce Li) returns home from Shanghai. He tells his mother (who went blind from crying over her son's death) that he will no longer fight. However, being a movie with the words "fist" ...
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Ten Tigers of Shaolin (1978)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The noble Ten Tigers, one woman and nine men, protect their Cantonese region the villainous Lord Yung and his underlings. When Yung kidnaps the wife of one of the Tiger's students, the Tigers disguise themselves as a Princess and her followers ...
Plot: female martial artist, jeet kune do, tough girl, tough guy, kung fu fighting, kung fu, violence, brawl, fistfight, village, kung fu classic, martial artist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Fighting Ace (1979)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 20 years after the death of his parents, a martial artist sets out to avenge their deaths by pretending he doesn't know kung fu. But when it is revealed that he does know kung fu, the killer sets to kill him and his friends.
Plot: revenge, friend, master warrior, murder of family, beefcake martial arts, murder, tough guy, kung fu classic, beefcake, martial arts, revenge plot, martial artist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Growling Tiger (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The members of an illicit organization called The Black Hand placed a lot of money on Bruce Lee. When Bruce, however, costs them a million dollar they are not happy and plot revenge.
Plot: jeet kune do, fight, martial arts, brawl, action violence, kung fu, kung fu fighting, karate, judo, fistfight, violence, kung fu classic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Duel of Legends (2023)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Story: Duel of Legends is directed by Hector Echavarria and is about a Chinese boy who is left to survive by himself because his parents were murdered by rebels. The boy is raised by a Temple Monk who teaches the boy the secrets of the Martial arts. When ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: karate, martial arts, fight, martial arts tournament, master warrior, wrestler, showdown, fistfight, violence, tough guy, heroes, warrior ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Blood Ring 2: The Killer Instinct (1995)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Convicted for a crime he did not commit, kickboxer Max Rivers is sentenced to life imprisonment in Carcel de Cordoba, the world's most impenetrable prison. He discovers a corrupt regime run by the chief warden, who organizes high-stake fighting ...
Plot: martial artist, prisoner, tough guy, kickboxing, prison, brawl, martial arts, fight, violence, fistfight, cell, kickboxer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Dragons of Death (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young police cadet graduates from the academy, and is sent to a small town run by gangsters - one of whom betrayed the hero's father and left him to die.
Plot: republican era china, karate, martial artist, kung fu classic, beefcake, kung fu fighting, blind girl, beefcake martial arts, kung fu master, heroes, wing chun, master warrior ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Steel Fisted Dragon (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A kung-fu master hunts down the villain who killed his mother.
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, master warrior, heroes, fistfight, brawl, villain, fight, violence, bruce lee, kung fu fighting, martial artist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Deadly Strike (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The new police chief (Bruce Li) arrives in a small provincial town. He's been charged with bringing a dangerous gang to justice. But within seconds, the chief provokes a showdown with his lazy deputies. Realizing that they are not up to the ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, jail, brutality, karate, convict, tough guy, last man standing, kung fu classic, brawl, warrior, kung fu master ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Bruce and the Iron Finger (1979)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After the murder of two kung fu experts, Bruce, a Police Inspector from New Zealand, decides to get involved in the case despite only being on vacation in Hong Kong. At the scene of the most recent murder, the victim managed to tear off a Buddha ...
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, master warrior, heroes, death, jeet kune do, serial killer, police officer, police, one man army, assassination, fight ...
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52%
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Blood Ring (1991)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Max, a prize boxer who has developed a drinking habit after his girlfriend Susan left him, gets involved in dirty business once she asks him to help her find her missing husband.
Plot: boxer, male female relationship, dark hero, brawl, violence, kickboxing, alcoholic, illegal fistfight, street fight, martial artist, martial arts, kickboxer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Fighting Fist (1992)
Genre: Drama, Adventure, Action
Country: Japan, Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Yakuza of Japan has infiltrated the universities of Hong Kong and are conducting illegal activities such as underground bare knuckle fights,gambling and drugs. Hong Kong Police team up with the Japanese Secret Service to bring down the ruthless ...
Plot: martial arts, yakuza, master warrior, fight, martial artist, kung fu classic, kung fu, asian, extreme violence, violence, kung fu master, asian man ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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